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How To Tell if You Can Run Destiny 2 on PC

The Destiny 2 PC beta is finally about to begin, and with the beta comes a question you may be asking yourself: “Can I run the Destiny 2 beta?” It’s a valid question, especially if you don’t spend a lot of time gaming on PC or don’t know much about system specs in general. Or maybe you haven’t had time to check over the specs out there and need a quick guide in reference to what you need. Either way, there’s a very quick way to check, and we’ve got all the information you need here to make an informed decision on whether or not you can get in on the game with everyone else joining in to play the PC beta.

Minimum Requirements for Destiny 2 PC Beta

OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 64-bit

Processor: Intel Core i3 3250 or AMD FX-4350

Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 or AMDRadeon HD 7850


Recommended Requirements for Destiny 2 PC Beta

OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 64-bit

Processor: Intel Core i5 2400 or AMD Ryzen R5 1600X or better

Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 390 or better


It’s all well and good to know the requirements, but if you don’t know what kind of rig you’re running (or maybe you’re playing on someone else’s computer) you can always utilize System Requirements to help perform a check and see if you’re good to go. Or have someone help you out — it’s a very simple process to determine whether or not you’ve got the power to run games like this, though be advised Destiny 2 will require more computing power than, say, games like Stardew Valley or titles of that ilk.

These are the requirements passed down from Bungie and thus what you’ll need to take note of if you want to figure out if you can run the beta on your PC. If you’re thinking you’ll fall below these standards, you might need to take some time out to upgrade your PC and get it in tip-top shape for the October release of Destiny 2 on PC.

If you still need a beta key to get in on the game, make sure you preorder the game and get in on the beta before it ends. It begins today, so you should absolutely get in gear if you want to be a part of Destiny 2 history for PC players. Plus there’s some sweet loot you’ll get if you join in on the beta.